Acetylsalicylic acid


Acetylsalicylic acid
Aspirin is part of the rangemany manufacturers and sold under the trade names "aspirin", "aspirin-cardio", "Upsarin Uppsala", "Thrombotic ACC" and others. The properties of aspirin are used to treat a wide range of diseases and removal of symptomatic manifestations.
In the sale of acetylsalicylic acid is supplied in the form of tablets coated or uncoated, as well as soluble effervescent tablets.

Indications and dosage

Aspirin helps reducebody temperature, pain and inflammation. Also preparations on its basis are used to reduce the viscosity of the blood and preventing thrombosis.


Fever accompanying infectious and inflammatory diseases;
pain syndrome;
heart attack prevention;
thrombosis prophylaxis;
elderly age.


Aspirin is usedexclusively into tablets must drink enough water to dissolve an effervescent tablet formulation according to the instructions (generally 100-200 g of water).
For antipyretic and analgesiceffect of acetylsalicylic acid is used in an amount of not more than 3 g per day, this volume is divided into 3-4 hours. Drink tablet or solution should after ingestion, treatment should not exceed 2 weeks.
To prevent thrombosis and blood thinners daily dose is 0.15-0.25 g per day, treatment course of several months.
In post-infarction states for the prevention of recurrent myocardial assigned 0,165 grams per day.

Contraindications and Adverse Reactions

Aspirin is contraindicatedpatients with gastric ulcer and 12 duodenal ulcer history and the acute stage, disorders of the liver and kidney, asthma, at the age of 15 (high risk of developing Reye's syndrome).
Pregnant women do not prescribe acetylsalicylic acid and lactation limit the dosage so as not to interrupt breast-feeding.

Adverse reactions

In some cases, the use of acetylsalicylicacid provokes the appearance of nausea, loss of appetite, stomach pain, tinnitus, hearing impairment, allergic reactions. Long-term use can cause the development of gastric ulcers and 12 duodenal ulcer.
Long-term use of aspirinIt requires constant monitoring of the blood and the presence of fecal occult blood. Teenagers and children, this drug is prescribed only in cases where the means of the same action do not give the desired effect.

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